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2014-03-31 12:28:24

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. proton community, consisting of 14 operating centers across the country as well as those currently in development, today released a model insurance coverage policy for treating patients with proton beam therapy. The policy, endorsed by the Proton Therapy Consortium, and the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group-North America (PTCOG-NA), identifies types of cancers and other diseases for which proton therapy is appropriate...

2014-01-31 23:03:51

A San Bernardino, Calif., jury awarded damages of $1.5 million against the medical director of Loma Linda University Medical Center Transplant Institute, Dr. Michael DeVera, for defaming and damaging the reputation of one of his transplant surgeons in Roozorkh v. DeVera, et. al. (San Bernardino Case No. CIVD 1111210) announced Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman LLP. San Bernardino, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 A San Bernardino jury awarded damages of $1.5 million against the...

2013-12-23 23:01:47

The new space marks the first expansion of the ED since 1967. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) opened a new unit in the emergency department (ED) on Wednesday, Dec. 18, marking the first expansion of the ED since 1967. A highly organized team orchestrated the final culmination of years of planning and moved patients into the new space that morning. The positivity surrounding the new unit was apparent on the faces of the physicians and...

2013-11-21 23:24:40

TAVR at LLUMC is the first of its kind in the Inland Empire. LOMA LINDA, CA. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 A joint team of cardiologists, cardiac and vascular surgeons and cardiac anesthesiologists completed the first trans-catheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) on Oct. 28, and the patient is doing well. LLUMC is the first hospital in the Inland Empire to perform this type of procedure. This new therapy is used to treat certain patients who...

2013-08-29 23:18:57

Hospital is the first and only in the Murrieta area to offer this service, granted on August 20, 2013. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta (LLUMC-M) has received accreditation from the County of Riverside, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency, as a designated STEMI Receiving Center—the first and only hospital in the Murrieta area with a designation of this kind. This designation brings to Murrieta and the surrounding community...

2013-08-21 23:02:25

Six months after the deadly shootout in Big Bear, Calif. shootout, Dep. Collins and his wife show their appreciation to the medical team who has been treating him ever since. San Bernardino, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputy Alex Collins and his wife Lila recognized a team of physicians and nurses from Loma Linda University Medical Center during the captain’s meeting at the Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday, August 7. Sheriff John McMahon along with the...

2013-07-12 23:23:14

A process that usually take six to eight weeks was expedited, giving athlete running and walking leg in less than three days. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Loma Linda University Medical Center’s orthotics and prosthetics team gave Brazilian athlete and 2016 Paralympic hopeful, Marinalva de Almeida, the ability to walk for the first time in over 15 years. The team, led by Michael Davidson and Murray Brandstater, MD, had Marinalva walking just three days after she arrived in Loma...

2013-07-02 23:05:06

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Oncology Center and Biospecimen Laboratory allows for research, customized treatment and follow-up to patient’s specific cancer. Loma Linda, CA. (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 When Diana Bibo’s battle with cancer began in 2000, she underwent chemotherapy treatment in an open room with six infusion chairs and three nurses. Now, thirteen years later, the Redlands resident visits the beautifully designed Loma Linda University Cancer Center (LLUCC) three times a...

2013-06-28 23:17:31

The Epilepsy Forum on June 30, 2013 welcomes children with epilepsy, adults with epilepsy and their loved ones, medical professionals, caretakers and loved ones in an effort to empower the community through education. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles has partnered with Loma Linda University Medical Center to host the Epilepsy Community Forum at the Wong Kerlee Conference Center on the Loma Linda University campus on Sunday, June 30, 2013...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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